AUCKLAND PUBLIC EVENTS AND PROTESTS AGAINST THE TPPA

3 Dec Auckland

Street theatre and rally at opening of negotiation round, 8.00 am, Entrance to Skycity casino, Federal St.

Public meeting hosted by the Fabian Society. Speakers: Lori Wallach (from US watchdog Public Citizen) and Jane Kelsey. 6.30 pm, Old Government House lecture theatre, University of Auckland, Auckland

4 Dec Wellington midday. Aotearoa Is Not For Sale Wellington are running a rally in opposition to the TPPA: Tuesday, December4th, 12noon, Midland Park, Lambton Quay.

1-8 Dec Auckland. ‘Having fun with TPP’ Cartoon exhibition, BizDojo.Co.Space, Karangahape Road, Auckland.

NB a mobile billboard featuring one of the winning cartoons and advertising the Dec 8 rally will be driving around Auckland from 4-12 December. The billboard will incorporate a scroll for public comment, which will be displayed outside the media briefing on 12 December. Details tba, contact Stephen Parry 021 039 0284.

7 December Auckland.

Aotearoa Is Not For Sale: The Big Push. March against Asset Sales, meeting 6pm at Britomart. This is not a TPPA event, but there will be a speaker from the www.itsourfuture.org.nz campaign on the linkages between asset sales and the TPPA.

8 Dec Auckland

Major rally and presentation of Avaaz petition on TPP as a threat to democracy, meeting at Aotea Square at 2pm, marching to entrance of Skycity casino, Federal St.

TPPA? No way! Awareness raising concert at St K evin’s arcade, 6-9pm. Featuring bands Steve Abel, Tono and the Finance Company, and Luckless. Speakers: New Zealand and international activists against theTPPA

10 Dec Auckland “Trading away our future: TPPA and the Environment”, featuring:Sanya Reid Smith (Third World Network), Gareth Hughes MP, and Nathan Argent (Greenpeace). Refreshments provided. 5.30 at Green Party offices, 17Mercury Lane, Newton. http://www.facebook.com/events/562836617066132/

Check on www.itsourfuture.org.nz for additional activities.

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